Whether desiring to embark on a romantic weekend or just need to escape the city for a while, vacationers often prefer to spend time in a quiet, peaceful remote location. There are numerous destinations throughout the United States that meet the criteria. Some come highly recommended. 

Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa-Gateway, Colorado
Guests have the option of staying in lodge rooms or private Casitas surrounded by the rustic beauty of the red rocks in Unaweep Canyon. Resort amenities include three pools, a pampering spa, and a hot tub. The resort also offers three different locations for dining. Guests may also dine in their accommodation. Or visit the market and have a picnic. Embark on a wine country tour. Explore the area by ATV, horseback, jeep, or mountain bike. Hike the peaks or search for dinosaur bones. 

Goldmoor Inn-Galena, Illinois
The medieval-like French country chateau is situated along the banks of the Mississippi River and the border between Illinois and Iowa. Accommodation options at the luxury B&B include suites, cabins, or cottages. Many of the accommodations feature gallery kitchens, fireplaces, and hot tubs. Indulge in a spa treatment. Dine at the inn or eat in the privacy of the accommodation. Have a glass of wine while relaxing in the tub and watch the sunset over the river. 

Lone Mountain Ranch-Big Sky Montana
The ranch lies a mere 18 miles northwest of Yellowstone National Park among the picturesque Montana Rocky Mountains. Accommodations include rustic wood cabins that sleep two to 18 guests. Each cabin has one or two modern bathrooms. The ranch has its own restaurant. However, in the winter, visitors may enjoy a sleigh-ride dinner. Indulge in a spa treatment, go hiking or horseback riding. Fishing and whitewater rafting are also available. During winter, skiing, snowshoeing, and dog sledding are popular. 

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch-Mesa, Arizona
The ranch was established between the foothills of the Bulldog Cliffs and the Salt River approximately 30 minutes east of Mesa. The site accommodates guests in 20 cottages that feature bedrooms and bathrooms decorated in a Western motif. Meals are prepared and served in the ranch house. Popular activities include kayak trips or tubing on the river. The ranch also offers horseback riding. Anglers enjoy catching Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, and Sunfish out of the river.